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Forum: Additions & Improvements Yesterday, 07:34 AM
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Posted By PNW Fireguy
Your concept is not correct. However the result...

Your concept is not correct. However the result works out for you to address voltage drop. There are some great tutorial videos regarding solar system wiring, wire protection on the alt e website.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-04-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,222
Posted By PNW Fireguy
People make mistakes folks. He has been...

People make mistakes folks. He has been adjudicated and punished, regardless of our opinions related to the appropriateness of the punishment. This is America and we are all entitled to our opinions...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-01-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Don't know if the same for the HC line or not but...

Don't know if the same for the HC line or not but ours were rated for 3750.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-01-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By PNW Fireguy
First off you can get all the items including the...

First off you can get all the items including the tires while at Moryde. Moryde is located in the RV supplier capitol of the world and there are many tire centers including Tredit that are OEM...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-27-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By PNW Fireguy
While true why would one not take advantage of...

While true why would one not take advantage of the larger wire size for lower voltage drop?
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-27-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By PNW Fireguy
In this scenario the only downside to over sizing...

In this scenario the only downside to over sizing the wire between the panel combiner box and the charge controller is cost. The larger the wire the less the voltage drop all things equal. I would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-18-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,222
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Don’t shoot the messenger. Just responding to...

Don’t shoot the messenger. Just responding to Igoo65’s ?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-18-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,222
Posted By PNW Fireguy
https://ryan-andersen.org/ “Andersen reached...

https://ryan-andersen.org/

“Andersen reached a plea agreement to settle the case, and he’ll have to pay the maximum fine of $1,000, $858.32 in restitution to the Bureau of Land Management and a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Add us to the list of satisfied...

Add us to the list of satisfied RVEaterFilterStore owners.
Forum: Boon-docking 11-06-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By PNW Fireguy
700 AH of LiFePO4, 1200 watts of solar, a 96A...

700 AH of LiFePO4, 1200 watts of solar, a 96A solar charger and a 3000 watt hybrid inverter. So we can just about run anything we want except two AC units. We have to start our 6.5kw Onan if we want...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-28-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I would honestly go the IS route. The price you...

I would honestly go the IS route. The price you mentioned in your earlier post is for both IS and disc brakes. Both are a worthwhile investment and contribute significantly to your safety.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-26-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,440
Posted By PNW Fireguy
As you know SC will build whatever you want if...

As you know SC will build whatever you want if you pay. I am sure they can build a 35 footer that can be towed with a pickup. However with what it appears you want to do I don't think you are going...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 10-26-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Columbia Sun is a nice RV park, very clean and...

Columbia Sun is a nice RV park, very clean and well maintained. It is in the heart of eastern WA wine county and if that is your thing I can't imagine being disappointed. Don't know about their...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-26-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,440
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Spacecraft should be able to do just about...

Spacecraft should be able to do just about anything you can think of. NH might be able to but the toy hauler is not their wheelhouse even though they have a couple of floorplans. As you are probably...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-26-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,440
Posted By PNW Fireguy
The 550 is more like the entry level MDT. The...

The 550 is more like the entry level MDT. The internationals and smaller freight liners are probably the king of the hills of MDT.

Not sure how much I can pack in the trunk yet as the Spyder is...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-25-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,440
Posted By PNW Fireguy
While all vehicles require maintenance and...

While all vehicles require maintenance and repairs my research does not coincide with the opinions expressed in your post. I am finding that on almost all maintenance items an owner is paying 20-30%...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-25-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,440
Posted By PNW Fireguy
MDT = medium duty truck HDT=heavy duty truck ...

MDT = medium duty truck
HDT=heavy duty truck

F550 falls in the MDat category
HDT custom beds can be designed to carry smart cars or atv’s. RVH Lifestyles I Kansas has designed and built a custom...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-25-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By PNW Fireguy
That takes up more room than the coil of 50í of...

That takes up more room than the coil of 50í of rg-6 for me.
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-24-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,931
Posted By PNW Fireguy
You can. The meter is just easier. It’s not as...

You can. The meter is just easier. It’s not as complicated as it looks but it is what it is. Good luck.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-24-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By PNW Fireguy
The stock will work but it will not fully charge...

The stock will work but it will not fully charge the batteries which may actually be ok since unlike lead acid they donít require full charging to be happy. Also be cautious if you expand your...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-23-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Tesla batteries are not what we are talking about...

Tesla batteries are not what we are talking about here. Different chemistry.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By PNW Fireguy
While I am not a fan of extending the RV power...

While I am not a fan of extending the RV power cord if I had to I probably tape the ends of a large storage plastic bag over the connection in bad weather.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-23-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Are you referring to boost mode?

Are you referring to boost mode?
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-23-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,931
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I would highly recommend trying to find a...

I would highly recommend trying to find a Satellite Buddy meter used. It will make your setup soooo much easier. I found mine on eBay for $50. They range anywhere up to 4 or 5 hundred used. if you...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-23-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Another point to take note of here in this thread...

Another point to take note of here in this thread is that if we only compare AH capacities we may be missing some other significant advantages to lithium over lead acid/AGM batteries. For instance...
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